That's sort of what I meant, with more references to 419 scammers, my
favorite scammers of all. It's hard to imagine ANY app out there to provide
a statistically random enough sample to mean anything. If Twitter itself
were to perform the survey, I think you'd be more likely to have a random
sample, though of course it would be biased towards those of us that enjoy
those sorts of surveys. ;)

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 12:17, Andrew Badera <> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 2:15 PM, JDG <> wrote:
>> I think that is the statistical significance to which TjL was referring.
>> At least, I hope so.
> I think TjL was referring more to raw population factor than biases. Any
> one single non-large userbase app is not likely to be statistically
> predictive of the results you will find across the spectrum of possible
> apps.

Internets. Serious business.

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